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Enzymes involved in Glutamate Metabolism in Legume Root Nodules

Nature volume 212, pages 295296 (15 October 1966) | Download Citation

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GLUTAMIC acid, α-alanine and aspartic acid are some of the early products of nitrogen fixation in legume root nodules1,2. Enzymes involved in the synthesis of these amino acids in root nodules of Trofolium repens (white clover), Pisum sativum (pea) and Medicago sativa (lucerne) were examined in the investigations reported here.

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    • P. F. FOTTRELL

    Present address: Department of Biochemistry, University College, Galway.

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  1. Agricultural Institute, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland.

    • HELEN GRIMES
    •  & P. F. FOTTRELL

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